The Royal Oak
Travel Blogs from Ripon
Day 8. We made quite a late start leaving the hotel at 10.30 am. We walked from the Hotel which was located next to the race course back into the old city centre about 25 minutes away by foot. We entered the city at the "Micklegate" from where we walked up onto the city wall. York is an historic walled city. The wall surrounds much of the old city which can be entered by the various gates. During the day we managed to walk most of the entire length of the ...
... then said the Alloy was OK to be used again and just for a new tyre to be put on. Another hour and a half later we found we had to drive to Peterborough as it was the only place that had the tyre we required, so we had to drive on a space saver tyre for 130km. Just as we were about to leave, our Hotel from last night phoned. We had left some stuff there! We travelled slowly to Peterborough via Park Farm Hotel, arriving at ...
... We made the mistake of each ordering food and were amazed by the side of the portions when they came out! Luckily they gave us a take away box and we saved it for later. After lunch we walked up through the shambles and looked around a local market (purchasing some fresh strawberries and raspberries) before heading up to the York Minster. After snapping a few pictures we went to explore ...
... went to tuck her daughter in one night and noticed a red ring on her neck (a distinct sign of the plague). Seeing that she then packed and left the house with her husband. They locked the door and painted a red cross on the front - a sign of the plague.
For days apparently, this little girl would scream out and bang at her window. Across from her house was a bustling market, but no one came to her. Next door to her was the York Minster, a huge ...
... band was usually quite late in the evening (2145) and the pre recorded strict tempo music was rather dire in quality and mostly tangos, jives and sambas which we couldn’t do. However we intend to carry on with our lessons and will be better prepared for the challenges of the dance floor in the future. The lecture programme (Cunard Insights Programme) was excellent with in depth series of lectures on all sorts of things usually relevant to the areas we were ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking